Secure Access Service Edge (SASE)

Integrated network and security. Managed your way.

SASE is an anytime, anywhere unified and secure connectivity experience that streamlines your operations and improves employee productivity across the globe.

SASE = SD-WAN + security for the network you need, and the protection you can’t do without 

SASE elevates your network performance and security, while simplifying overall management, via a single pane of glass portal. Leverage the power and flexibility of an SD-WAN network backbone with unified security solutions.

Benefit from the nation’s first and only cloud-native SASE solution

Defend against malicious web traffic and malware

Protect cloud-based data

Connect your international locations in over 200 countries

Enforce security policies dynamically

Install in 14 days to get your security policies in place rapidly with SASE Express Lane

Core SASE features

Software-Defined Wide-Area Network (SD-WAN)

Optimize application performance, network routing, global connectivity and cloud acceleration

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Secure Web Gateway

Safeguard users from malicious traffic and website threats

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Firewall as a Service

Secure all traffic and eliminate on-premises appliances

Additional available capabilities

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Data Loss Prevention

Help ensure PCI and HIPAA regulatory compliance while protecting sensitive information

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Next-Gen Anti-Malware

Block malicious files with
deep packet inspection and multi-layered anti-malware engines

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Intrusion Prevention
System (IPS)

Protect against advanced cyberattacks and stop the spread of ransomware

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Managed Detection &
Response (MDR)

Offload the resource-intensive and skill-dependent process of detecting compromised endpoints

Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)

Protect against cloud security risks and regain control of cloud-based apps

Remote Browser Isolation (RBI)

Enable users to safely browse uncategorized websites, neutralizing the dangers from malicious content

Security as a Service API (SaaS API)

Provide secure connectivity to sanctioned third-party apps with out-of-band visibility and control

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Zero Trust Network
Access (ZTNA)

Minimize risk from remote users and dynamically enforce security policies

Get an award-winning experience

Why SASE from Windstream Enterprise?

More than 4,000 enterprises trust us as a market leader in SD-WAN to enhance network resilience and optimize application performance, while accelerating cloud adoption at more than 32,000 of their critical locations.  

Streamline operations and improve employee productivity by integrating network and security with our powerful OfficeSuite UC® collaboration solution. Rely on one managed services partner to deliver it all—backed by white glove support from our dedicated team of technology experts. 

Ready to see SASE in action?


  • Unleash the superpowers of Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) and Security Service Edge (SSE)

    Our Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) has some exceptional superpowers, including lightning speed across the globe! In this blog post, we will explore the latest and greatest features of SASE, and how it serves your organization justice by defending and transform your security posture.

  • Celebrate International SASE Month with us!

    What’s so special about SASE? Enough to create a month-long holiday to celebrate it! Join us this November as we share insightful resources about why this advanced network security solution is changing the game for enterprises of all kind.

  • 4 types of cyberthreats and how SASE combats them

    Being hit by a cyberattack is a universal fear among organizations. Here are the different kinds of threats to look out for, and one cybersecurity solution that is heroically taking them all on.

  • What is Remote Browser Isolation (RBI)? A deep dive into the newest component of Windstream Enterprise SASE and SSE

    RBI is a crucial security feature for enterprises in an increasingly web-centric world, protecting against a wide range of web-based threats while allowing employees to access the internet securely—and without interruption.

  • Q&A on SASE: What, Why and When

    Businesses are increasingly turning to Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) to deliver protected networking and security services anywhere, anytime. We spoke with our Senior Director of SD-WAN & Security, Chris Alberding, to learn more about SASE and what it can deliver for enterprises.